London

Travelling Tips for London City Breaks

London is a large and vibrant city that is filled with activities and attractions which offers something for everyone. Whether you’re looking forward to a long London city break or a short day trip, you will find loads of things to do in London. The main challenge will be getting around in the city. Keeping that in mind, the following are some tips that would come in handy to the traveler. Get an Oyster Card As a tourist you can opt for an Oyster Card while on city breaks, which will cost you just around £5, and is partially refundable. […]

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Miscellaneous Tips for London City Breaks

The city of London is packed with history, culture and lots of things to do, which makes it an interesting option for city breaks. Here are some useful tips to help you get on your way. Bed Language You should Know Bed language is something you should know especially if you’re planning to sleep while on your London city break. While you will find that most B+Bs as well as hotels offer ‘double rooms’, it basically means that they have a single double bed. The rate is calculated as per person and not per room in London and proprietors are often […]

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Top 3 Museum Exhibitions in London

If you’re booking a trip for the holidays to London then you would want to know of the best show events in the city first. For art and history buffs, we have compiled a list of the best museum exhibitions in the city of London for you to enjoy during your stay there. The Natural History Museum Otherworlds-vision of our solar system is where you will get to explore the mysteries of deep space. This spectacular exhibition features more than 70 composite images which have been taken by photographer, Michael Benson, who has used raw data from the ESA and […]

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Budapest

Earn that Tan – Top European City Break Destinations

It’s an old saying that a tan should be the sum of your experiences during the summer and not some bullet point on your city break, to-do list. This summer skip the artificial bake ovens and earn your tan like a man (or woman) by taking your city breaks to some awesome destinations like these for instance; Dubrovnik – Croatia Sightseeing bus tours start from £6, which is the cheapest you could find in Europe. The bohemian allure of Dubrovnik is well known amongst city breakers and is a great destination for those who are looking forward to trying something different than the usual. […]

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St Paul's Cathedral

London’s Must-See Exhibitions

With Elvis at the O2 treading its blue suede shoes back to Graceland in January (uh huh), we take a look at some of the other must-see exhibitions going on in and around the capital.   Bond in Motion London Film Museum, Covent Garden. Now – March 2016 With the newest, hotly awaited Bond adventure SPECTRE hitting cinemas on 26 October, you may as well surrender yourself to Bond mania by visiting the largest official collection of original James Bond vehicles. Among the eye candy is the James Bond staple (Aston Martin DB5), Rolls-Royce Phantom as featured in Goldfinger, as […]

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Tower Bridge

Thames Sightseeing River Cruises

On Sunday guest blogger Sally Smith took her Father on a Lunch cruise with City Cruises. At Door2Tour we sell lots of great coach holidays with London cruises included in the itinerary or with free time to explore – these sightseeing cruises are a great way to see a different side of London.    Where did you go on your River Cruise? We boarded our River Cruise at Tower Pier close to the Tower of London, London Bridge and the Shard. We started by sailing up river passing under London Bridge towards the London Eye and Houses of Parliament and […]

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Serenity

Caroline’s Guide to the MS Serenity…

Ever thought about taking a relaxing river cruise? Caroline Usmar experienced life on board the ‘leading lady’ of River Cruise Line’s premier cruise collection, the ms Serenity, and wasn’t disappointed… From the moment I st epped on board the Serenity I could see the clever design that was behind her – she was stylish, modern and everything was tastefully appointed. It was easy to see why others enjoy cruising on her and why she is billed as a ‘floating 4 star hotel’. The lobby was incredibly spacious, far bigger than you would imagine and the reception committee was there to […]

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